A KEY appointment has been made to the dispute resolution department of a leading Bolton legal practice.

Aaron Marshall will be heading up the team at AFG Law, after experience in similar roles at firms in Derby, Nottingham and Manchester.

He specialises in areas such as professional negligence, director and shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, injunctions, boundary disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, property disputes and debt recovery.

Greg French, managing director of the Mawdsley Street based company, said: "Aaron brings a tremendous amount of specialist experience to our dispute resolution department.

"His addition to the AFG Law team further consolidates our commitment to deliver the best dispute resolution service to our clients, ultimately becoming the law firm of choice in the North West."

Aaron, who read geography in Edinburgh before qualifying at Nottingham Law School, added: "“It is rare for such an opportunity to arise, to lead the expansion of an already successful department within a dynamic law firm that is actively looking to develop."